retained menstruation re·tained menstruation (rĭ-tānd’)
noun, Grammar. 1. an object in a passive construction identical with the direct or indirect object in the active construction from which it is derived, as the picture in I was shown the picture, which is also the direct object in the active construction (They) showed me the picture. retained object noun 1. (grammar) a […]
noun, Grammar. 1. an object complement that is kept in its predicative position following the verb when the verb is transformed into the passive voice, as genius in He was considered a genius from (They) considered him a genius.
- Retained testis
retained testis n. See undescended testis.
noun 1. a person or thing that retains. 2. a servant or attendant who has served a family for many years. 3. Also called cage, separator. Machinery. a ring separating, and moving with, balls or rollers in a bearing. 4. Orthodontics. a fixed or removable device worn in the mouth to hold the teeth in […]